Torquay & District
Medical Society

Established 1842

Welcome to Torquay & District Medical Society

Torquay & District Medical Society is a social and educational society for members of the medical profession in the Torquay area.

We hold regular dinners and other events for members, their partners and guests, and are pleased to welcome prospective members to join us.

Why not join us for our informative and entertaining programme?
Dr Kyle Stewart - President of TDMS 2020-21

Please Welcome Our New President

Torquay & District Medical Society has elected a new president for the 2020/21 Season
We are pleased to announce that Dr Kyle Stewart has been elected as president of the Society for the 2020/21 season.

After two seasons as President, Dr Peter Moore has passed on the chain of office but looks forward to remaining an active member.

Dr Stewart studied medicine at the University of Birmingham and qualified as a GP in August 2019. 

He is now a GP Partner in Paignton.

Members will remember Kyle's inspirational talk on Innovation in Medicine when he won the T&DMS Research Prize in 2017.

Doctoring the Bay

A History of the Torquay & District Medical Society

by Dr Peter Moore

Peter Moore has recently published his splendid history of the Torquay and District Society Medical Society.
Peter's vivid account draws on battles with the local council to improve sanitation, the Society's lobbying for a horse drawn ambulance and the debate over the "scandal" of family planning!
Copies are available from Peter at a cost of £5.99 plus £1.50 p&p.
Please click the button below to contact Peter to obtain your copy...
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Doctoring the Bay by Dr Peter Moore - A History of Torbay and District Medical Society

Our Next Event

Dinner and Talk at the Imperial Hotal, Torquay

TDMS September Meeting - Annual Award Winners

Thursday, 23rd September 2021

Torbay Quality Improvement Award Winners

After almost two years being unable to meet, we return in September to our regular format of dinners at the Imperial Hotel.
Earlier this year, The Society sponsored, and was invited to judge, the Torbay Hospital Quality Improvement projects, presented by junior doctors at the hospital.
Kyle Stewart and Peter Moore heard presentations from a wide range of participants, finally selecting two projects as winners of the competition.
The winners will join us on September 23rd to receive their prize and to present a summary of their work to the Society.
The presentations will outline projects covering
  • Peri-operative Corticosteroids
  • Improving Enquiry into Domestic Violence and Abuse in a Sexual Health Setting
Join us to hear the these outstanding presentations from the best of the new generation of Torbay medical professionals.

Torquay & District Medical Society Ties

Torquay & District Medical Society Tie
A number of Torquay & District Medical Society, 100% silk ties are available for sale to members.
The ties feature the T&DMS badge and are excellent value at £10 each.
Please click here to contact the Secretary to purchase your tie.